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Where does the knock sensor bolt to on a 2000 mercury cougar 2.5l v6 engine.? The connector for it is at the right rear of the engine.

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SOURCE: How do I pull out an alternator on a 2000 Mercury Cougar V6?

Follow service manual procedures given by the manufacturer for the generator you are working on for disassembling, inspecting, testing, and rebuilding AC generators. Remember, improper connections to an AC generator can destroy it.
AC generator removal varies according to the engine size, engine placement, and vehicle accessories (such as power steering and air conditioning). The following is the typical procedure for removal and replacement of the AC generator.

  • Place fender covers over the fenders
  • Disconnect the battery ground cable
CAUTION Never attempt to remove the alternator or disconnect any wires to the alternator without first disconnecting the battery negative cable.
  • Disconnect and label the wiring harness connections to the alternator (Painters Masking tape works very well for labeling Automotive wiring).
  • Loosen the alternator pivot bolt.
  • Remove the bolt that attaches the alternator to the adjustment arm.
  • Rotate the alternator to loosen the drive belt and disengage the belt from the pulley. Be careful that any spacers that are used in mounting are kept with their original bolts. This will make correct reinstallation much easier.
  • While supporting the alternator remove the pivot bolt.
  • Remove the alternator from the vehicle.
To reinstall the alternator, reverse the removal procedure.
To adjust the belt tension, leave the pivot and adjusting arms loose. Look up the belt tension specification for the vehicle you are working on. Using a belt tension gauge on the belt apply pressure to the alternator until the correct belt tension registers on the gauge and tighten the mounting and adjustment bolts to the specified torque specification.

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SOURCE: 2000 mercury cougar wont start

what is anti-theft light doing? It should come on solid for about 2 sec after you turn the key on then turn off. If it is flashing after this then it is not seeing the computer chip in the key and you have a PATS problem.

Posted on Jan 30, 2009

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SOURCE: o2 sensors on a 99 mercury cougar v6

Should be 4. One in front of the catalytic converter and one after on both front and rear exhaust.

Posted on Mar 30, 2009

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Your alternator isn't putting 14 volts out to the battery. Check the stator wire on the alternator and the 3 wire plug make sure there is no gap on any of the alternator connectors and they are on VERY firm!

Hook up a multimeter inside your car and watch the battery voltage! if under 14volt you got an alternator problem!

Posted on Jan 11, 2010

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SOURCE: removing alternator bolts on mercury cougar

There are 3 bolts. You'll need a LOT of socket extensions and a car hoist!
and a lot of time and patients.

But an even better idea is to just check the wire connections make sure they are well connected and no gaps on the female connectors if you suspect a bad alt.

Posted on Jan 11, 2010

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Remove the Intake Chamber assembly.
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Disconnect the heater hose from the Intake Manifold.
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How do you remove the tensioner pulley from a 2000 Mercury Cougar with a V6 engine?


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Hook up a multimeter inside your car and watch the battery voltage! if under 14volt you got an alternator problem!

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